Today's round-up contains a smattering of math-rock, a sprinking of psych-folk (or whatever they're calling Animal Collective nowadays) and a large dose of your regular style traditional folk. Enjoy! THREE TRAPPED TIGERS Fantastic London trio Three Trapped Tigers are touring their brutally percussive experimental math-rock this month- check them out at the following venues: Supporting 65daysofstatic: 17/11- Manchester Academy 2 18/11- London Heaven ***SOLD OUT*** Headline shows: 25/11- Nice‘n’Sleazy, Glasgow (w/ Golden Grrrls and Ultimate Thrush) 26/11- Brudenell Social Club, Leeds (w/ Volcano the Bear) 27/11- The Lexington, London (w/ Grasscut) The band have also released a video for new single "6" which can be found at the link below Three Trapped Tigers- 6 ANIMAL COLLECTIVE Following this year's critically acclaimed Merriweather Post Pavillion, hipster deities Animal Collective (pictured above) are due to release a new EP on November 23rd 2009 (digitally) and 14th December (physically). The tracklisting is as follows: 1 - Graze 2 - What Would I Want? Sky 3 - Bleed 4 - On a Highway 5 - I Think I Can Animal Collective on MySpace THE BALKY MULE Folksters The Balky Mule are set to hit the road in the coming weeks, and you can catch them in these here venues: 17 Nov - Monorail, Glasgow, UK (w/ Pictish Trail, Francois and The Atlas Mountains) 18 Nov - The Tunnels, Aberdeen, UK (w/ Francois and The Atlas Mountains, Rozi Plain) 19 Nov - The Barron Theatre, St. Andrews, UK (w/ Francois and The Atlas Mountains, Rozi Plain) 21 Nov - The Junction, York, UK (w/ Francois and The Atlas Mountains, Rozi Plain) 22 Nov - The Hop, Wakefield, UK (w/ Francois and The Atlas Mountains, Rozi Plain) 23 Nov - The Shakespeare, Sheffield, UK (w/ Francois and The Atlas Mountains, Rozi Plain) 25 Nov - The Criterion, Leicester, UK (w/ Francois and The Atlas Mountains, Rozi Plain) 26 Nov - Adelphi Club, Hull, UK (w/ Francois and the Atlas Mountains) 27 Nov - Tin Angel, Coventry, UK (w/ Francois and the Atlas Mountains) 28 Nov - The Warehouse, Bristol, UK (w/ Francois and the Atlas Mountains, Trashkit and Bugbrand). 29 Nov - Labour Club, Northampton, UK (w/ Francois and the Atlas Mountains) 30 Nov - Betsy Trottwood, London, UK (w/ Francois and the Atlas Mountains, Planet Earth, Rozi Plain). 01 Dec - French Institute , London, UK (w/ Francois and the Atlas Mountains) The Balky Mule on MySpace TWISTED FOLK PRESENT: STORNOWAY AND BETH JEANS HOUGHTON Twisted Folk are awesome, and the bands they put on equally so. February 2010 will see hotly tipped Oxfordians Stornoway tour in conjunction with promising young talent Beth Jeans Houghton, and they'll be delivering a cavalcade of folk goodness to the following lucky settlements: Mon 8 Feb EXETER PHOENIX ARTS CENTRE - 01392 667080 / www.exeterboxoffice.com Tue 9 Feb READING SOUTH ST - 0118 960 6060 Wed 10 Feb BRIGHTON KOMEDIA - 01273 647100 / tickets@komedia.co.uk Thu 11 Feb LONDON RICH MIX - 020 7613 7498 Sat 13 Feb NORWICH ARTS CENTRE - 01603 660 352 Sun 14 Feb GATESHEAD THE SAGE - 0191 443 4661 Mon 15 Feb LEEDS BRUDENELL SOCIAL CLUB - 0113 2454650 / www.lunatickets.co.uk Tue 16 Feb MANCHESTER BAND ON THE WALL - 08452 500 500 Wed 17 Feb BIRMINGHAM GLEE CLUB - 0871 472 0400 Stornoway on MySpace
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